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Visayas Islands

Discover Negros, Bacolod city, its people and artists, in the Visayas, wide islands in the center of the Philippines archipel. Cebu. Negros Island : Negros Oriental, Negros Occidental, Bacolod City, Talisay, Silay, Kabankalan, Punta Ballo, Punta Bulata, Sipalay, Murcia, Masskara Festival, etc.

Renz, 15

Renz, 15

Renz, 15 years old, is a son of a sugarcane truck driver, they live in Handumanan, originally a relocation site where squatters who occupied the city proper of Bacolod were...

Aside Bacpat visits

Aside Bacpat visits

Bacolod, Silay, Sarabia, Bago, aside the visits of the scholars of Bacpat in Negros Occidental, other people, other places...

Richard, new sponsored kid

Richard, new sponsored kid

Richard, 12 years old, son of ambulant vendors ; he wants to be an engineer, loves math. Today he also got a new sponsor announcement.

Doctor's J restaurant

Doctor's J restaurant

On the slopes of Mt Canlaon,a healthy lunch in the restaurant of Doctor J, also psychiatrist well known in the Philippines.

Dennis and family

Dennis and family

Dennis and his twin Joseph are sons of Juliet, a vendor and single parent, they live in an isolated house in the fields of Abkasa, Bacolod City.

San Carlos,Negros Oriental

San Carlos,Negros Oriental

Mountains and seaside of San Carlo, oriental procince of Negros.

Krizyl, future Chef

Krizyl, future Chef

Meet Krizyl, 15 years old Bacpat scholar. The purpose of the visit in their home of Purok Yanson, Mandalagan, Bacolod, was to announce her she will be sponsored by Ela's...

Silay Special Education School

Silay Special Education School

A quick visit inside a the Special Education Center of DepED Division of Silay City. The SPED cater special children with different impairment; visually impaired, hearing...

Marjun, young deaf waiting for a heart surgery

Marjun, young deaf waiting for a heart surgery

Marjun, 21 year old deaf from EB Magalona, Negros Occidental, sponsored by Bacpat, is waiting for 3 years to have a heart surgery. His family earns from fishing and shell...

Ela's cooking class

Ela's cooking class

Ela, german volunteer for Bacpat, organize this fine dinner cooking class for mothers of children helped by the organization, with italian and french inspiration with...

Joey de Castro & Balay ni Tana Dicang

Joey de Castro & Balay ni Tana Dicang

In the ancestral house of Tana Dicang in Talisay, Negros Occidental, Joey de Castro exhibits its pottery, made ​​on the principle of Raku, glaze technique related to the...

Balay Bato, the Stone house

Balay Bato, the Stone house

Discover in Bacolod City, Balay Bato, biodynamic architecture using stones, pebbles, rocks and boulders ; and nearby the Green Alert Negros organization headquarters.

Dana's little house in the country

Dana's little house in the country

Welcome to Dana's family house, isolated in the countryside near Hinigaran, Negros Occidental, where Bacpat foundation comes to supervise the construction of toilets.

Smiles and colors of Hinigaran

Smiles and colors of Hinigaran

Enjoying people in the streets, the market of Hinigaran, west coast of Negros Occidental, in the Visayas islands.

Hinigaran fishermen

Hinigaran fishermen

On the beach at he arrival of the fishermen, coming back after a productive ride.

Bacpat helps Dana

Bacpat helps Dana

Meeting in her school Dana, 12, scholar of Bacpat foundation, then lunch meeting with her parents before visiting stores for the installation of toilets in their isolated...

Back to Tangigue

Back to Tangigue

Back in the maze of narrow streets in Tangigue, slum area by the sea in Bacolod City, Negros Occidental, where Bacpat organization helps some children and their family.

Edgar, artist

Edgar, artist

An aircraft weathervane on the roof invites to meet the inhabitants of the hut, Edgar, wood sculptor and his wife Ellen, both 61 years old, 2 children...

Silay beach by night

Silay beach by night

Silay Beach est une zone en plein développement grâce à une nouvelle route en bord de mer, s'y implantent de nombreux restaurants, offrant aux habitants alentour un lieu...

Bago Bantayan Park

Bago Bantayan Park

Enjoying sunset colors in Bantayan park. Every barangay (district) has his own house on this boulevard on the banks of Bago River, Bago City, Negros Occidental.

Bago kids

Bago kids

During a walk on Bago river's banks, sharing moments with the kids playing there.

Sunset time in Silay City

Sunset time in Silay City

A short play with the sunset on the seashore of Silay CIty, where you can also enjoy the view in many restaurants.

Bacolod City Snaps

Bacolod City Snaps

Random meetings in Bacolod City, the fun of street photography !

A steam train tour

A steam train tour

In Negros, sugarcane bowl of the Philippines, Hawaïan Philippines Company is still maintaining a few old steam trains that were used for the hauling in the fields. Thank you...

Muscovado processing

Muscovado processing

Discover the processing of sugarcane to muscovado, a kind of sugar with really small refining, even less than brown sugar.

Riding around Murcia

Riding around Murcia

How a bike ride can become a touristic experience : discover around Murcia a certain lifestyle, the busy sunday market or the quiet simple life by the canals in the sugar...

Fighting-cocks mountain farm

Fighting-cocks mountain farm

Take a misty rainy foggy tour of the Philippines national champion Johnny Jalandoni's fighting-cocks mountain farm.

Bacpat scholars lunch-forum

Bacpat scholars lunch-forum

Bacpat foundation gathered their high school seniors scholars about to graduate, in order to discuss on their ambitions and fears about their career plans.

Natural Farming class (II) Processing

Natural Farming class (II) Processing

Going forward in the food chain, Daniel Collot shows how to process the harvest, elaborating products to be sold on the marketplace.

Natural Farming class (I) Planting

Natural Farming class (I) Planting

Invited by Welcome Home Fundation in Bacolod, Daniel Collot and his wife Mechelle conducts a natural farming class to the deaf students, teaching them productive technics for...

Route to Don Salvador Benedicto

Route to Don Salvador Benedicto

Leaving Bacolod direction Mt Canlaon to Don Salvador Benedicto, passing km34, a strange magnetic effect makes cars able to mount the slope... without any power !

On a sand bar...

On a sand bar...

Taking the boat direction the sea, and a sand bar, visible only at low tide, where a few houses are for rent...

On the road to Dumaguete

On the road to Dumaguete

Driving south-east from Bacolod city, capital of Negros Occidental province, to Dumaguete city, capital of Negros Oriental, and come back...

Sugar cane harvesting

Sugar cane harvesting

Negros island is the sugarcane bowl of the Philippines, welcome into the fields with the sacadas and pakyaws, workers of the sugar.

Cocks fight

Cocks fight

A derby in company of Johnny Jalandoni, famous fighting cocks breeder, in Negros New Coliseum, cockpit of Barangay Cabug, Bacolod City.

Sunset in Bago City

Sunset in Bago City

Bantayan park, Bago City, picturesque sunset on the banks of Bago river...

Fighting cocks

Fighting cocks

Discover the cock farm of the champion breeder-Eddie Boy Ledesma, with among his clients, the ten-times world-champion Manny Pacquiao.

Ma-Ao transloading station

Ma-Ao transloading station

South of Bacolod, in Barangay Ma-Ao, Bago City, discover at sunset this transloading station, where trucks come to load sugar cane harvest on bigger ones, before going to the...

Sunday bikers

Sunday bikers

Early sunday morning, dozens of bikers ride on Negros routes around Bacolod city. A little sloppy trip on the route and trails direction Campuestohan.

Café Joint opening

Café Joint opening

Manny Montelibano's Café Joint opening in Art District, Bacolod city, with the presence of various Visayas' artists, Charlie Co, Dennis Ascalon, Junjun Montelibano ...

Detlev Rueff at Negros Museum

Detlev Rueff at Negros Museum

The australian photojournalist Detlev Rueff opens his photography show in Negros Museum, Phinma gallery.

Baywalk promenade

Baywalk promenade

Forget the sunset this evening, watch the people passing time on this new promenade along the bay of Bacolod.

Rapha Valley

Rapha Valley

1h from Bacolod City, in Don Salvador Benedicto, Rapha Valley is an organic farm owned by the Jo Family, especially animated Dr. Albert Jo, who propose his elaborated vegan...

Biking in negros sugar cane fields

Biking in negros sugar cane fields

A little trip east of Bacolod, starting in the sugar cane fields trails before reaching the highway to go up to Campuestohan.

Piñalosa organic farm

Piñalosa organic farm

In Victoria, north of Negros Occidental, discover this organic farm, also home stay and teaching center for organic technics, and the personality of Ramon Piñalosa, its...

Run and save a life 2

Run and save a life 2

Hundreds of participants for this charity race in Bacolod City, organized by the St. Scholastica's Bacolod Alumnae Foundation and the Province of Negros Occidental.

Punta Taytay beach

Punta Taytay beach

If many paradisiac beaches exists in the Philippines, this one located in the south of Bacolod, although beautiful at sunset, is an another standard and deserves a big...


North to South :

Visayas Islands